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Dog poo

Poop! Everything you need to know about your dog’s doodoo

Poop, turds and faeces. All these words point to one stinky thing: the result of all those tasty meals and treats your pet has devoured! Maybe you think this a distasteful subject to discuss, but did you know you can read your dog’s poo kind of like a diary? Turds can tell you lots about your pet’s health, whether she is feeling under the weather, and sometimes you’ll see exactly what she ate. That’s why this month, we’ll take a deep dive into the wonderful world of dog poo! (Not literally, though.)

Which foods does my pet need

Meat, rice and vegetables: which foods does my pet need?

In our last blog, we’ve told you all about how wild predators became our loveable furbabies. Even though our house wolves and tigers now feel perfectly at home in our human dwellings, they have both retained some wild characteristics. At times, they display some funny behaviours, but their diet and teeth also show remnants of a wild past. Dogs have adapted somewhat to our human diet, but cats have to eat in the same way as their wild ancestors. That’s what we will be exploring in this blog. Because what constitutes a balanced pet food, that satisfies the needs of our canine and feline friends? Why have we invented snacks for teeth, and why are some cats treats so incredibly crunchy?

How did we tame our pets

From predator to lap animal: how did we tame our pets?

You probably know already that dogs are descended from wolves, and the resemblance between those badass tigers on TV and your purring house cat is undeniable. Our faithful four-legged friends were once ferocious predators, wandering through the woods in search of their next prey. How did man ever tame these wild animals, and are traces of these wild ancestors still present in your pets? We found out for you!

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Outdoor adventures with cats: how do I teach my kitty to walk on a leash?

Many cats are perfectly capable of enjoying themselves outside and don’t necessarily need their humans to have fun. But if your cat stays indoors, because you live in an environment where it isn’t safe for her to go outside, she might get bored. Fortunately, there is a great solution: you can teach your cat to walk on a leash! That way, you can walk your cat and go on adventures together. Some people take their cats hiking, camping and even sailing on a boat! But how do you teach her to walk on a leash?

Outdoor activities for your dog

Outdoor activities for you and your dog: adventures with pets!

When the weather is good, we all feel like going outside, and going out on adventures is always best when you can do it together with your furry friend. Did you realise that besides going for walkies there are many other activities you can do together? Did you ever think about going for a swim, or cycling? Read on to find out which adventures you and your dog can go on and which dogs are best suited for those activities.

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Can I live in an apartment with a pet?

Do you think apartment life can’t include a pet? Of course it can! Pets aren’t just for the lucky ones with big houses and gardens and sharing a flat with a pet is perfectly possible. Of course, not every dog or cat is suitable for apartment life, but there are plenty of breeds that will thrive in smaller spaces. Because many of us are apartment dwellers, here are our tips for keeping a pet in a flat.

Dogs versus cats

Dogs versus cats: Which animal is right for me?

Let’s be real. There genuinely are only two kinds of people in this world: cat people and dog people. They often get along great, but if you ask them which animal is better, you better be prepared for fiery debate! Dogs versus cats: a dilemma that has been around since time immemorial. Why are cats better than dogs? Or why should I adopt a dog? Or a cat? And can’t we just have one (or several) of each?

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Indoor play with pets: healthy and fun!

Playing with your cat or dog isn’t just fun; it is also vital for them. The additional exercise and mental stimulation are healthy for every pet. Do you have an indoor tiger? Then going the extra mile for them is essential. By playing together, you are also building a solid bond of trust. But how can you play responsibly with your four-legged fuzzballs?

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Stares, funky smells and zoomies: why is my dog acting so weird?

Spring is knocking at our doors, which means Spring Fever is about to strike both human and animals alike! But to be fair, dogs act kind of crazy all year round. Because why do dogs love to roll around in dirty things, what is that odd look he gives you, and why does he randomly run around the house like he’s being chased by bees? We’ve investigated the answers for you!

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Help, my cat is crazy! Ten mysterious cat behaviours explained

Cats are mysterious creatures that have their own language and ways. Does your kitty ever exhibit whacky behaviour and you think yours is the only crazy cat in town? Have you ever wondered why your cat loves to present you with their butt, why they claw your legs when they are chilling on your lap of why they eat grass? Is something wrong, or are they trying to tell you something? Read on for all the answers!

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